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Candidate Capture

The government had deployed troops to this region; military helicopters constantly hover over the main roads, and a military checkpoint is set up near the outskirts of Florencia. 83 more words

Colombia

Small Town Seize

It’s February 2002, the president at the time, Andrés Pastrana, convenes an international press conference in San Vicente del Caguán, a small town in the Amazon region of Colombia, about 151 km northwest of the city of Florencia. 97 more words

Colombia